Primorske novice

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Primorske novice
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Splošna Plovba Portorož and other companies
PublisherPrimorske novice ČZD, d.o.o.
EditorAntiša Korljan
Founded1963; 56 years ago (1963)
HeadquartersKoper, Slovenia
Circulation65,000 (2013)
WebsiteOfficial website

Primorske novice (English: Littoral News) is a regional daily newspaper published in Koper, Slovenia.

History and profile[edit]

Primorske novice was establied in 1963[1] as result of the merger of weekly paper Nova Gorica (founded in 1947) with another weekly named Slovenski Jadran (meaning "The Slovene Adriatic" in English; founded in 1950).[2] It started as a weekly newspaper[2] and became a daily in 2004.[3] It became also the first regional daily newspaper in the country.[2]

Primorske novice is published by Primorske novice d.o.o. which is based in Koper and the paper launched its website in 1996.[2] It has no political affiliation.[2]

As of 2009 it was still the only regional daily newspaper in Slovenia.[2] The 2007 circulation of the paper was 23,000 copies.[4] It became 65,000 in 2013.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Biggins (2001). "Publishing in Slovenia". Slavic & East European Information Resources. 1 (2–3): 3–38. doi:10.1300/J167v01n02_01.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Jasna Merklin; Petra Znoj; Urška Zalar (July 2011). "Reporting about Neighbors in Slovenian Daily Newspapers" (Conference paper). University of Novi Sad. Retrieved 8 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Slovenia Newspapers Magazines Journals and Weeklies". Ljubljana Slovenia Travel. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Media" (PDF). IPA Section Slovenia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 November 2014. Retrieved 15 November 2014.
  5. ^ National Circulation of Printed Press (in Slovene)